Personal information collection.
This website collects personal information submitted by the site visitor for the sole purpose of follow-up communication or to maintain the integrity and security of donor information within our database. This may include information such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. When you submit personal information to this website, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across state boundaries.
The only information the Foundation obtains about individual visitors to our Web site is information supplied voluntarily by the visitor. This means you can visit our Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself.
We limit access to non-public personal information to those employees, representatives, and agents who need to know in order to produce compliance reporting, service your account, and provide you with a broad range of services and products. Our employees, representatives, and agents are required to maintain and protect the confidentiality of your personal information and must follow established privacy procedures. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. Please review our Conflict of Interest Policy.
The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) does not send unsolicited "junk" e-mail (spam). We may use e-mail to respond to visitors' e-mails and send information that a visitor has requested. If you receive an unwanted e-mail from us, you can simply send us an e-mail asking us not to send you e-mails in the future.
Any regards to donors who access the donor portion of this web site, any information provided by the Foundation regarding your specific donations is accessible only through use of the password you select. Donors can help protect their information by using their password carefully and by choosing a password that is difficult for someone to guess.
The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this website. If you do not want the information you provide to us to be used for any reason other than the stated purpose and you indicate this preference when you provide your personal information to us, The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) will honor your preference. We reserve the right to provide aggregate data to third parties for statistical analysis. Such data will not be linked to any particular individuals.
Links to Other Sites
As a service and convenience to you, we will provide links to other web sites that we think may be of interest to you. While we provide links to web sites that we think are worthwhile and accurate, we cannot be responsible for the content on these sites. Please be aware that once you leave our web site and enter another web site, you may be subject to different privacy practices and policies over which we have no control and are not responsible. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information on those sites.
Protecting Your Information Online
The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) recognizes the importance of maintaining a secure and safe online environment. In order to do so, we use a secure industry-standard SSL-encryption server that protects all data transmission before you send it to us. The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) will evaluate and update this encryption technology on a regular basis so that we can continue to protect your personal information from unauthorized access. Please note that despite all our best efforts, the Internet is a publicly accessible information thoroughfare and may not perform as intended.
When you visit this website, you can surf the site anonymously and access information without revealing your identity. Please be aware that we may use "cookies" to track your visit – i.e., transfer a small amount of data to your browser by a Web server intended to be read by the server that gave it to you. This cookie serves as your identification card, recording information you provide. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. In some instances, accepting a cookie is not optional. If you choose not to accept the cookie, you may not be able to participate in the related action.
Our Web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer, the browser type and browser version you are using. Forms you submit to us may also automatically log this information as well as the date and time the form was submitted. Under no circumstances does this information identify you personally. You remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided this website with personal information.
Terms & Conditions
Updates and Changes
The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge (Free & Accepted Ancient York rite Masons) may update this policy from time to time. If we make substantial changes in the way we use your name, address, or other information about you that you have disclosed to us, we will notify you by posting announcements on our web site.